February 22

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Saturday February 22
FreedomRail Workshop
Simply Organized Kahala, 1-2 p.m., free. Create the closet of your dreams with FreedomRail. (693-8888)

FreedomRail Workshop
Simply Organized Kapolei, 1-2 p.m., free. Create the closet of your dreams with FreedomRail. (693-8888)

Home Building Seminar
Honolulu Country Club, 9-11 a.m., free, RSVP. Learn about the complex process of home building from Graham Builders. (593-2808)

Kiawe Bean Pods, An Ancient Food
Ilima at Leihano, 9 a.m.-noon, $15/person, $40/three people, registration required. Learn about the kiawe tree’s significance as a sustainable food resource. (220-4166, chelsey@malamalearningcenter.org)

Lotus Workshop
Mulkern Nursery, 41-639 Kaulukanu St., Waimanalo, 10 a.m., free. Learn the ins and outs of lotus repotting and care. (396-6595)

Organic Gardening Workshop
Waihuena Farm, 9-11 a.m., $25. Learn basic organic gardening techniques such as garden bed preparation, seed starting and plant propagation with gardening expert Tia Silvasy. (638-0570, www.waihuenafarm.com)

Going Green Day
Our Savior Luthern School, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Bring recyclables and turn trash into cash for community programs. Items accepted include: scrap metal, cooking oil, batteries and clothing. Contact for more information. (291-6151)

Agricultural Business Awards Gala
Dole Cannery – Pomaikai Ballrooms, contact for times and price. Fundraising gala honors agricultural business plan contest winners who will win a lease from Kamehameha Schools for up to five years of waived rent and cash prizes. (http://www.pauahi.org/mahiaimatchup)

Washington Middle School, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Keep electronic waste out of our landfills. Drop off items. No TVs, alkaline batteries or microwaves accepted. (488-8870)

Garage Sale
Waikiki Elementary School, 8 a.m.-noon, free. The fundraiser for Waikiki Elementary School features books, clothing, toys and vintage and collectible items. (352-0352, chad.b.adams@ampf.com)

Geek Day
Leeward Community College, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., free. Event offers hands-on workshops in technology from social media to cloud computing. (455-0524)

Going Green
Pearlridge Center, Our Savior Lutheran School, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Drop off recyclables and items like electronics, batteries and cooking oil. Call for free towing of unwanted cars. (291-6151)

Grand Opening of Groove Hawaii
Grove Hawaii, 805 Ala Moana Blvd., Honolulu, 9 a.m.-10 p.m., call for cost. Race go-karts. (660-9188, info@groovehawaii.com)

Hawaii Chocolate Festival
Dole Cannery Shops, noon-5 p.m., $20-$25. Celebrate Hawaii-grown cacao month with chocolate and chocolate-inspired products from cheesecake, truffles and chocolate-laced beverages to chocolate soap and cultured pearls. Smell chocolate-scented orchids in the festival’s chocolate garden booth. (234-0404)

Hawaii Small Business Fair
Leeward Community College, Theatre Courtyard, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., free. Launch your business dreams into reality. (455-0011)

Images at War’s End
Kapolei Public Library, library hours, free. The Battleship Missouri Memorial, in collaboration with Kapolei High School, displays images and memorabilia. (693-7050)

Science Symposium for Girls
Sacred Hearts Academy, 8-11:30 a.m., free, girls ages 5-8 and parents, registration required. Girls take part in hands-on workshops and parents meet with featured speaker, Dr. Laura Blecha, an Einstein Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Maryland. (734-5058 x232)

Small Business Fair
Leeward Community College, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., free. Learn how to launch your dreams for a business into reality. (945-1430)

Children’s Author Signing
Mall at Pearl Harbor NEX, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., free. Local author Amira Shea signs copies of her books, The Adventures of Amarys & Indigo. (351-8996, paradisewriting@gmail.com)

Fun Fair
3430 Maunaloa Ave., 10 a.m.-4 p.m., free. Liholiho PTA’s fair features food, rides, games, silent auction, boutique sale and plant sale. (http://liholiholaulima.org)

”Peter Rabbit in the Garden”
Tenney Theatre, Feb. 22, March 1 and 8, 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., $10. The play combines different parts of two stories: “The Tale of Peter Rabbit” and “The Tale of Benjamin Bunny.” (839-9885, www.htyweb.org)

Slack Key and Fingerpicking
HPR, Atherton Studio, 7:30 p.m., $15-$30, RSVP. Acoustic guitarist, Chris Yeaton performs solo. (955-8821)

The Republik, 4 p.m., $30. DigiTour is the first nation-wide YouTube tour. It includes the most popular YouTube musicians and comedians live on stage. (941-7469)

Royal Hawaii Band Performance
Pearlridge Center, Uptown, noon, free. (922-5331)

Uta Matsuri XVII
Pearl City Cultural Center, Feb. 22, 7:15 p.m., Feb. 23, 2 p.m., $20. The annual Uta Matsuri boasts performances featuring local Japanese singers and dancers supported by students from various high schools, professional musicians and a taiko group. (454-2322)

Vintage Lanikai
Mid-Pacific Country Club, 5:30-9:30 p.m., call for cost. Vintage Lanikai, hosted by Lanikai School, features a gala auction and wine-tasting. (lanikaischool.com/vintage.)

Ginny Walden Spring Show
41-829 Kakaina St., A-4, Waimanalo, through May 21, Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., free. View portraits of locals captured at farmers’ markets and bus stops along with drawings, paintings and sculptures. (389-0579, info@blueskyhealingarts.com)

Meet Doraemon
Bishop Museum, through April 20, 9 a.m.-5 p.m, closed Tuesdays, $8.95-$19.950 . The limited-engagement exhibition is the U.S. premiere of Japan’s iconic robotic time-traveling cat. (847-3511)

Samoan Gospel Heralds
Honolulu Central SDA Church, 5 p.m., call for cost. Singers present a CD release concert. (524-1352)

Haiku Valley Clean-Up
Top of Haiku Road, Feb. 23, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m., free, RSVP by today. Join the service day hosted by Koolau Foundation’s Cultural Heritage Program. (221- 5662, koolaufoundation@gmail.com)

Pouhala Marsh Clean-Up and Restoration
Pouhala Marsh, Waipahu, 8:30-11:30 a.m., free, contact to sign up. Volunteers clean-up marsh used by Hawaii Nature Center educational programs, which is the largest of the remaining wetland habitats in Pearl Harbor. (955-0100, ext. 118, volunteer@hawaiinaturecenter.org)